2018 SUMMIT EXPO SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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The California Craft Beer Summit is a celebration of the craft beer community in California and the best way to connect with owners and decision makers from the breweries that produce more than 90 percent of our state’s craft beer. Expand your reach, meet the decision makers and show your support for the thriving craft beer industry.
2,000+ Attendees at the Expo (CCBA member brewery owners, brewers, brewers-in-planning, retailers, craft beer industry partners, distributors and hospitality professionals) and 6,500+ over the Expo and Festival
120+ 
Exhibitors and Sponsors
35+ Educational Presentations
2 Full-Days of Exhibiting hours

For questions, please contact Scott Marks at scott (at) californiacraftbeer (dot) com or 916-228-4471

Tier 1 Sponsorship | $10,000

SOLD! Opening Reception | $20,000 | 1 Available

Sponsor the opening reception on Thursday, September 6, 2018.

  • Your California craft beer brands served during the DBI Opening Reception
  • Introductory announcement by your company at the reception
  • Sign at the reception, thanking the sponsor
  • Light snacks provided to attendees at the reception
  • Your flyers can be handed out at the reception
  • 10’x20’ Booth to pour your California craft brands during the entire Summit Expo
  • Your company logo displayed on the Summit website homepage, Summit Expo Attendee Guide sponsor page, in the Summit Beer Festival Brochure and Sponsorship banner. Plus: your company logo is included in all promotional materials (posters, postcards, etc.) where Summit Partners are listed
  • Full-page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • 16 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
SOLD!  Summit Brewery Partner | $10,000 | Sold Out
  • 10×20’ booth strategically placed around the CCBA Hub in the middle of the expo hall
  • 10×20’ booth strategically placed at the Summit Beer Festival
  • Your company logo displayed on the Summit website homepage, Summit Expo Attendee Guide sponsor page, in the Summit Beer Festival Brochure and Sponsorship banner. Plus: your company logo is included in all promotional materials (posters, postcards, etc.) where Summit Partners are listed
  • Full Page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • 8 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Boost your Brand! Custom Sponsorship | $? | 1 Available

Bring your brand to life with your very own custom Summit Expo sponsorship. Work with the CCBA to create a custom package that puts your brand out in front at the Summit

Contact Scott Marks at scott@californiacraftbeer.com

Tier 2 Sponsorships | $3,000-$9,000

SOLD! Featured Craft Brewery Partner | $5,000 | Sold Out

Elevate your brands at the Summit Beer Festival and at the Summit Expo. At the Expo, engage with 2000+ craft beer professionals including retailers, wholesalers and, industry professionals. At the Festival, pour beer for the 4500+ craft beer lovers from all over California.

  • 10’x10’ booth, strategically placed around the CCBA Hub and in the middle of the expo hall, to pour your brands (Sept. 6 & 7)
  • 10’x20’ booth, with preferred placement, at the Summit Beer Festival (Sept. 8)
  • Your company logo on the Summit Expo Conference Guide Sponsor page, Summit Beer Festival Brochure and on the large Summit Beer Festival Sponsor Banner
  • 1/2 Page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
SOLD! Brewers Breakfast | $5,000 | Sold Out

The CCBA has reserved a spot on the steps of the State Capitol on Saturday morning (9/8/18) to host a two-hour breakfast for breweries that will be participating in the Beer Festival. This event is only open to brewery owners and their staff and we expect to have over 300 attendees.

  • Exclusive sponsorship of the Brewers Breakfast
  • 8ft table at the breakfast to display
  • Signage at the breakfast (one large banner, signage at the buffet tables, at registration and next to podium)
  • Opportunity to distribute company promotional materials on each seat
  • A few minutes for your representative to announce your company, as the sponsor, to breakfast attendees
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 6 passes to the Brewers Breakfast
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
SOLD! Wholesaler Craft Brand Beer Pouring Station | $5,000 | Sold Out
  • 10’x20’ Booth to pour your California craft brands during the two-day Summit Expo
  • Breweries donate craft beer brands to the CCBA
  • sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
SOLD! Brewery Fun Center | $5,000 | Sold Out

The Activity Area is a 20’x20’ space with fun and interactive games, where your team can network with attendees in a casual environment. Giant Jenga, foosball, ping pong and corn hole. It’s truly a place where attendees will come and “hang out.” The vision for this area is to set it up like a tasting room with the same look and feel. The sponsor would have people in the area to hang out, talk with brewers, and engage with attendees. We could build in a kiosk or something similar for your branded materials and make it a good, active area for your organization

  • 20’x20′ space at the California Craft Beer Summit Expo, during exhibiting hours, for immersive gaming attendee experience
  • Standing show-card (22” x 28”) with your company name and logo, designating you at the sponsor
  • Opportunity to promote and pass out company literature in the activity area
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page

4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)

SOLD! Lanyards | $5,000 | 1 Available
  • Your company logo on the Summit Expo Lanyard that is provided to each attendee
  • sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
SOLD! Summit Attendee Bag | $4,000 | Sold Out

The Summit attendee bag will be given out at to each attendee at registration, filled with event information and products. It will have your company logo displayed prominently across the front and will be co-branded with the Summit graphics.

  • Includes an insert item of your choosing
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
The Culinary Marketplace Experience | $4000 | 1 Available

The Culinary Marketplace Experience is where attendees get to experience the synergy of food and beer. Food is one of the most influential components to the beer tasting experience and has been one of the most successful ingredients growing our brewery member’s businesses. The Culinary Marketplace will showcase California’s best food and beer pairings and highlight this partnership across the state.

California chefs and brewers pair up to create a cuisine and beer pairing. They’ll demonstrate, discuss, and educate the attendees about food, beer and why they pair well together.

  • Your company name and logo on the Culinary Marketplace signage
  • Your company signage on Chef & Brewer Demos stage for full brand exposure to attendees
  • Your own Food Demo featured each day of the Expo
  • Announcement of your company, from the Chef & Brewer Demos stage, as the Culinary Marketplace Experience sponsor
  • You decide what CCBA member brewery beer brands to feature at your Culinary Marketplace
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • Half page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
SOLD! Expo Tasting Glass | $3,500 plus cost of glass | Sold Out

Guests will experience the best in craft beer with the specially designed Summit tasting glass with your logo prominently placed.

  • Your company logo prominently placed on the Summit Expo tasting glass
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
SOLD! California Craft Beer Dinner Sponsorship | $3000 | Sold Out

Date: Thursday, September 5, 2018
Join the California Craft Brewers Association at Mulvaney’s in Midtown Sacramento for a 5-course California Craft Beer Dinner. Meet well-known California craft brewery owners from across the state and enjoy five special release beers brewed specially for the event. Each beer will be expertly paired with a course prepared by five different California chefs, including Patrick Mulvaney. Connect with 120-150 attendees at the California Craft Beer Dinner, including craft brewers and industry members in town for the California Craft Beer Summit kicking off the following day.

  • 4 tickets to attend the California Craft Beer Dinner
  • Signage with logo/company name at event entrance and throughout the venue
  • Logo/company name on all marketing and outreach materials, including the Summit website, flyers and invitations
  • Announcement of sponsorship/thank you from CCBA at the kick-off of the California Craft Beer Dinner
  • Company logo on Summit website sponsor page
  • 4 VIP tickets to California Craft Beer Summit – includes access to all events including the Summit Beer Festival
SOLD! Interactive Display (Hops, Grains, Yeast, Water) | $3,000 | Sold Out

Sponsor one of the Interactive Ingredient Display features that educates attendees about Hops, Grains, Water and Yeast.

  • 20’x20’ interactive beer Ingredient booth
  • Your company signage at the booth
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Sponsor Product/Service Demo | $3,000 | 1 Available
  • 30-minute onstage demonstration of your product between Chef & Brewer Demos
  • Your signage around the Chef & Brewer Demo area during your demo
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
SOLD! Community Hub Sponsorship | $3,000 | Sold Out

Sponsor the hub where the industry and media come together at the Summit. Charging stations and internet connectivity is available to attendees at the Community Hub.

  • 20’x30’ Community Hub booth with electrical power for charging stations and internet connectivity
  • Your company signage at the Hub
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)

Tier 3 Sponsorships | Less Than $3,000

JUST ADDED! Session Lounge Sponsorship | $2,000 | 1 Per Day Available

Welcome Summit Expo attendees upstairs to the Education Sessions and into your Session Lounge area where they can network and enjoy a beverage.

  • Lounge in in Convention Center 3rd Floor, East Lobby entryway during Summit Education Session hours (9am-2:50pm)
  • Lounge, surrounded by rope and stanchion, includes 2 cocktail tables with 4 chairs each and 8 plastic Adirondack chairs
  • CCBA to supply juice, energy drinks and coffee for the Lounge
  • Standing sign with sponsor name and space to put your pop-up banners
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Summit Water Bottles | $2,500 (plus cost of bottles) | 1 Available

Sustainable water bottles, with your brand name, that can be refilled at water cooler stations throughout the Expo and Beer Festival

  • Your company logo on the refillable water bottle provided to each Summit attendee
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Educational Session Coffee Station | $2,500 | 2 Available
  • Educational Session attendees will enjoy a cup of coffee or a soft drink from the session break stations outside the rooms
  • Table & chair (during coffee service) to represent your company and display materials
  • Your company will be featured on stand-up signs near the coffee station
  • Display (up to) 2 stand-up banners near the coffee station
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
SOLD! Summit App Sponsorship | $2000 | Sold Out
  •  Sponsorship logo on the Splash screen for the California Craft Beer Summit Attendee App
  • Pre-Promotional Support: Summit App mentioned in periodic media posts (CCBA Blog, Bulletin, social media, etc.)
  • Half-page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • Banner on Summit App Home Page
  • 1 Rotating List Ad Position
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Hospitality Suite | $2,000 (plus cost of food) | 2 Available

Your brand will be front and center when you sponsor one of the hospitality suites at the Summit Expo on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Gain market exposure while attendees relax and socialize in your custom suite. Food & beer will be served to attendees and…

  • Your company can provide a product demonstration between 12:30pm and 1:30pm
  • Opportunity to distribute company information (brochures, branded items, etc.) to attendees
  • Place your company banners around the hospitality suite
  • CCBA supplied craft beer will be supplied and served for you in the Hospitality Suite
  • Hospitality suites are listed in the conference guide schedule with sponsor’s name and logo listed
  • Early access to Summit attendee list enables your company to pre-invite attendees to your hospitality suite
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Tap Talks | $1,500 | 7 Available
  • Sponsorship of the Tap Talk Stage for sessions presenting dynamic presentations by the Rock Stars of Craft Beer
  • Your company mentioned as the Tap Talk sponsor at the beginning of the talk
  • Signage, with your company logo on show card on the stage
  • Your company name on the schedule sign near the stage
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Educational Sessions | $1,500 | 16 Available

Sponsor individual educational sessions featuring craft beer industry experts. Includes:

  • Thank you to our sponsor, mentioning your company name and the attending company representative
  • Your company name and logo on the sign at the session
  • Place your flyers out on the table in the back of the room
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Summit Staff and Volunteer Shirt Sponsorship | $1,000 (plus cost of t-shirts) | 1 Available

Your Company Name/Logo prominently displayed on the on the T-Shirts worn by all Summit Staff and Volunteers

    • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page and on Summit Conference Guide sponsor page
    • Your company logo in the Beer Festival Brochure
    • Your branded item or literature insert into the Brewers Gift bag (provided to each Beer Festival brewery participant)
    • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)

Promotional Sponsorships and Advertising

Summit Attendee Bag Inserts | $750 | 25 Available

Summit Attendee Bag Inserts – Your company’s promotion material inserted into the Summit Event Bag provided to all attendees at registration (must be pre-approved by CCBA)

Summit App Rotating Ad | $200 | 12 Available
  • Rotating List Ad Position in the California Craft Beer Summit Attendee App
  • Pre-Promotional Support: Summit App mentioned in periodic media posts (CCBA Blog, Bulletin, social media, etc.)
New for 2018! Summit Event Calendar | $75 | 18 Available

Is your company hosing an evening event at a retail location? Post it in the Summit event calendar.

Your company can plan and produce the off-site event and the CCBA will promote it, to attendees, through our Summit Event Calendar.

Promotions in the Summit Expo Hall | $Multiple Prices | 15 Available

Advertising in the Expo hall is a unique way to gain brand exposure to conference attendees.

  • Convention Center Escalator Banner (350px wide x 150px tall): $3,000
  • NEW! Table Tents – One table tent placed on each table for one day (Thursday or Friday) – includes approximately 30 tents per day: $1,000
  • Summit Attendee Bag Inserts – Your company’s promotion material inserted into the Summit Event Bag provided to all attendees at registration (must be pre-approved by CCBA – approx. 2000 units): $750
  • Floor Decals: $750
  • Festival Brewers Gift Bag Insert: Provided to each brewery pouring beer at the festival (approx. 170 units): $500
  • Summit Beer Festival Fence Banners: $500
  • Placement of your media materials in the Summit Expo Publication Rack: $500
Advertising in the Summit Program | $Multiple Prices | 25 Available

Placing Ads in our Summit Program is a great way to gain exposure for your brand & your messaging to conference attendees.

  • Full Back Cover: $1,500
  • Full Inside of Front Cover: $1,200
  • Full Inside of Back Cover: $1,200
  • Full Page: $750
  • 1/2 page: $500
  • 1/4 page: $300

Important Dates

  • July 20, 2018
    Summit Discounted Early-Bird Price Ends
  • September 6-7, 2018
    California Craft Beer Summit Expo Hall at the Sacramento Convention Center
  • September 8, 2018
    CA Summit Beer Festival

2018 Sponsors